British rock trio Muse carried the Olympic torch through their hometown of Teignmouth in the U.K.'s Devon region on Sunday (May 19th), as thousands turned out to watch a smiling Dominic Howard, Matt Bellamy and Chris Wolstenholmecarry the torch for 300 meters through the town on the second day of its 70-day relay to the site of the 2012 Olympics. According to the BBC, a total of 121 people helped carry the torch throughout the day, which ended with the flame in the town of Exeter.
The torch will eventually end up in London, site of the summer games this year.
Meanwhile, Coldplay has been confirmed to headline the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on September 9th.
The quartet will perform at London's Olympic Stadium for the event, with frontman Chris Martin calling it "a great honor."
The 11-day Paralympic Games start on August 29th and will follow the Olympic Games, which take place from July 27th to August 12th. The multi-sport event features athletes with some sort of physical disability.